Serving Madera County
The UC Cooperative Extension Office Hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Closed 1:00-2:00pm for lunch. Occasionally, there will be brief office closures for off-site meetings and events. Please leave a brief reason for visiting on the sign-in sheet at the window during those visits.
Shannon Mueller, Ph.D., County Director Agronomic Crops Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7211 or (559) 241-7515 firstname.lastname@example.org
Russell Hill, 4-H Advisor (559) 675-7204 email@example.com
Laurie Fringer, 4-H Program Representative (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Stoddard, Vegetable Crops & Limited Resource Farms Advisor (209) 385-7403 email@example.com (UCCE-Merced Office)
Rebecca Ozeran, Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7211 firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Systems Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7209 email@example.com
Karl Lund, Viticulture Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7205 firstname.lastname@example.org
UC CalFresh Nutrition Program, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7207
Denise Cuendett, Master Gardener Coordinator, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7202 (Thursday only) (559) 241-7535 (Fresno) email@example.com
Dr. Lynn M. Sosnoskie, Agronomy & Weed Science Advisor, (229) 326-2676 firstname.lastname@example.org (UCCE-Merced Office)
We apologize for any inconveniences that may arise.
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Madera County Programs
Organizes, administers, directs and coordinates youth programs in cooperation with Madera County 4-H adult volunteer leaders. Programs are designed to meet the needs and interest of youth 9 to 19 years of age. Focus is on responsibility and leadership development.
Provides extension education and research programs in alfalfa, cereal grains and corn. Provides weed identification and programs for efficient weed control.
Dairy productivity and product quality, as well as complex issues of animal health and welfare, waste management, and water quality.
Providing professional research and advice to support range livestock producers and rangeland managers.
Their mission is to extend research based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape to the residents of Madera County.
Practical advice and problem solving for fruit and nut producers.
Provides educational information to vegetable crop producers in Madera County. Conducts research programs in tomatoes, melons, garlic and other vegetables. Serves Madera and Merced Counties.
Disseminates research based information from University, industry and private research to growers, processors and packers of grapes and grape products. Provides diagnosis of permanent crop plant diseases.
Home is where the habitat is: This Earth Day, consider installing insectary plants
Posted 4/19/2018 - Help the environment this Earth Day, which falls on Sunday April 22 this year, by installing insectary plants! These plants attract natural enemies such as lady beetles, lacewings, and parasitic...
Spiny buttercup: A toxic weed and host for tomato spotted wilt virus
Posted 4/17/2018 - Spiny buttercup (Ranunculus muricatus) is a non-native plant, that is fairly common, especially in wet areas such as meadows. We also find it in crops, including orchards, pastures, and cereal...
Key to managing springtime weeds in seedling alfalfa stands: Patience
Posted 4/6/2018 - Yikes, my weed control didn't work! It's springtime and you're looking at your seedling alfalfa field that you planted late last fall. You have a great stand, but you're not quite satisfied...